Amanda Baskwill

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How to Build a Veggie Grain Bowl

1.6K<p>SHARES<p>Looking for meals you can toss together with your eyes closed? We hear you. No matter how tired you are, we're betting you can manage to …

The top 10 places to take a walk in Toronto

There's no shortage of scenic places to walk in Toronto, a city that prides itself on over 1,600 some odd parks and green spaces. But not all parks …

5 underrated parks in Toronto

Toronto is home to over 1,600 green spaces. Ranging from large-scale destination spaces like High Park to tiny neighbourhood parkettes, it's hard to …

The top 10 hat stores in Toronto

Hat stores in Toronto can transform the staunchest of headwear naysayers into true believers or dare I say mad-hatters. These shops carry head wear …

11 Things You Can Do To Increase Employee Productivity

You’re talented, you have great ideas and you’re hard working, but you’re often unrecognized, misunderstood and taken for granted.<p>Whether it’s in …

Self-help

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

Networking

The Best Mac and Cheese in Toronto

The best mac and cheese in Toronto is the ultimate comfort food, whether it's the straight-up classic version or an interesting twist on the …

Mac and Cheese

12 New Ways to Eat Corn This Summer

If you haven't noticed, we talk a lot about nose-to-tail eating. Pork tenderloin for dinner? We want offal and <i>sanguinaccio dolce</i>, too. Roasting a whole chicken? We’ll have wings one night and drumsticks the next, then use the bones for stock when we're done. We waste not; we want not -- and that …

The Best Jazz Bars in Toronto

1<p>The Rex<p>The classic - you knew this was going to be here. The Rex offers a diverse selection of local up-and-coming artists while also having the …

Live Music

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Healthy Eating

5 Clever, Easy Twists on Caprese Salad

We're reinventing the classic caprese salad with 4 new innovations, from cantaloupe and scamorza to burrata and peach<p><b>Done right, the caprese salad's timeless combination</b> of tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and basil is more than the sum of its parts. That's why every component counts: You must seek out …

10 Ways to Spot Authentic Leaders

Authenticity, like trust, feedback, and empowerment are words tossed around in leadership circles like nuts at a squirrel buffet.<p>But, talk <i>isn’t</i> …

5 Perfect House Wines Under $16

Good, inexpensive wines like these are perfect for weeknight drinking. They'll go with practically any dish.<p>Good, inexpensive wines like these are …

27 Creative Salad Dressing Recipes That Go Beyond Balsamic

From creamy ranch to bracing vinaigrettes, here are the salad dressing recipes we love best.<p><b>Say goodbye to that basic balsamic vinaigrette</b>—your salad dressing is about to get serious. Here are our favorite ways to dress our salads, from an updated goddess to a lighter, brighter Caesar.

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5 Ridiculously Awesome Ways to Use Watermelon

Just seeing this pictures will leave you craving the summer-y fruit.<p>Is there a fruit that's more perfect for piping-hot summer days than watermelon? We think not. And guess what: Straight from the rind isn't the only way to enjoy the fruit. Tap into its juiciness with these six inspired ideas from …

50 things to do this summer in Toronto 2014

Summer activities and events have finally arrived in Toronto, and there's a veritable flood of things to do as part of our ongoing recovery from the …

15 Ways to Use Beets

Though they’re sweet enough to use in dessert (like a sensational naturally dyed red velvet cake), earthy beets are fantastic in savory dishes, …

Beet Sliders with Goat Cheese and Rosé

A classic salad combo is turned into supersimple little sandwiches that are great for picnics.<p><i>These healthy recipes are all created to pair with wine</i> …

The top 10 organic farms near Toronto

Organic farms near Toronto are just about to hit their stride for the summer growing season. Good things grow in Ontario, and with more of us …

Rice Bowl with Fried Egg and Avocado

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 5 min<p>Total Time: 10 min<p>Brown rice—higher in fiber and other nutrients than its white counterpart—is the perfect vehicle for this quick, protein-heavy lunch.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 scallions, thinly sliced<p>2 cups cooked brown rice<p>1 teaspoon red wine vinegar<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground …

15 Tactics That Will Double Your Productivity In No Time | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Want to learn how to double your productivity right away? This is going to be the right place, so stay with me and learn these 15 tactics that will …

Time Management

The top 10 food events in Toronto for summer 2014

The top food events in Toronto this summer will take advantage of the warmer months by packing in as much al fresco dining as possible. Things are …

The top 20 street festivals in Toronto for summer 2014

Summer street festivals in Toronto are packed with incredible local street food and entertainment, and it just wouldn't be summer in the city without …